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Watch: Wexford Teenage Sensation’s Goal In Club Match Is As Good A Strike As You’ll See

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18-year-old St Martins and Wexford, Rory O’Connor, is certainly making a name for himself.  A brother of the current Wexford Senior midfielder Jack O’Connor, a nephew of the great George O’Connor and the son of All-Ireland winner John O’Connor, it’s certainly in the blood. This year Rory highlighted his ability on a completely new level though, as he has dominated at …

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Incredible Stat Shows Why Wexford Wing-Back Should Be Considered For All-Star Award

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 2/7/2017 Wexford vs Galway Wexford’s Diarmuid O’Keefe Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

On Sunday, Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford were knocked out of the championship by neighbours Waterford.  Even though most Yellowbellies were disappointed with the performances in the previous two games, if you were to ask any Wexford fan at the beginning of the year if they would be happy with what their players have achieved in 2017, they would have bitten your hand off. The …

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Waterford Vs Wexford Looks Set To Be A Traditionalist’s Nightmare

The clash of Waterford and Wexford will see two of the most tactically-minded managers face off. Both Derek McGrath and Davy Fitzgerald will likely set their teams up in a nightmare style for the hurling traditionalist. The game of hurling has evolved so much in the space of the last five years with sweepers, two man full-forward lines and packed …

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Watch: Hurling Goalkeepers Were In Top Form This Weekend

In such a huge weekend for hurling, we witnessed some outstanding moments of skill. To the fore of these highlights were net-minders Colm Callanan and Nickie Quaid – both of these number 1s produced highlight reel saves. In case you missed it, recently we ranked the top 5 goalkeepers in hurling, and both Nickie Quaid and Colm Callanan made the …

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Listen: Wexford Fan Pens Tribute Song To Davy Fitz Ahead Of Sunday

Leinster Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

On Sunday, Wexford will face Galway in the Leinster Senior Hurling final with a chance to gain championship silverware for the first time since 2004.  To date, 2017 has been an incredible year for the Yellowbellies. They have gained promotion to Division 1A of the League, reached a Leinster final for the first time since 2008, and guaranteed a crack at …

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Wexford Vs Galway: Three Key Battles Ahead Of Sunday’s Leinster Final

This weekend marks one of the most important fixtures of the 2017 hurling calendar. Wexford and Galway go head-to-head in a crucial Leinster final. Ahead of the game we take a look at three key battles that will determine the outcome. The importance of this Leinster final is astounding. Galway will feel the game is a must-win, while their Wexford counterparts …

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Davy Fitzgerald’s Demands At First Wexford Training Perfectly Illustrate His High Standards

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

Davy Fitzgerald ruffled some feathers in Wexford on his first night in charge but he has reaped the rewards. Like him or loath him, Fitzgerald is nothing but meticulous in his approach to preparing teams. While some of his madcap sideline antics may garner unwanted attention, Fitzgerald has largely produced results as a manager. With Waterford, Davy went all the way to …

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Massive Injury Blow For Wexford Ahead Of Leinster Final

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 24/7/2016 Waterford vs Wexford Wexford's Liam Og McGovern with Conor Gleeson of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Wexford have been dealt an injury blow as their preparations for the Leinster final get underway.  It has been confirmed that Liam Óg McGovern has torn his cruciate ligament for the second time, meaning he will take no further part in this season, Hogan Stand have reported. This is terrible news for those in the Model County and will no doubt …

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